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unable to display Wingdings font on my ubuntu 14.04

I have installed Wingdings font but this is how its displayed. I somewhere read that Wingding fonts are added to Unicode version 7.0.0 on July 16 2014. So I download the Unicode v7, a vivid package ...
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How to specify a different locale for postgreSQL installation?

My system's locale is en_US.UTF-8. Because of that, the postgreSQL installation uses this locale by default for the cluster during installation. Creating new cluster 9.3/main ... config ...
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I can't open files named in Arabic in Kubuntu 14.04

I have an issue reading files named in Arabic. When I was on Ubuntu with Unity it could read them, but when I use KDE, they can't, unless I rename them in latin characters. I looked on some solutions ...
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Xubuntu: Locale settings in /etc/default/locale are overridden by regional format settings

I am running xubuntu 14.04 and recently changed my /etc/default/locale to LANG="en_GB.UTF-8" **LC_NUMERIC="en_GB.UTF-8" LC_TIME="en_GB.UTF-8"** LC_MONETARY="de_DE.UTF-8" LC_PAPER="de_DE.UTF-8" ...
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ssh encoding from ubuntu client to ubuntu server wrong

I login to my server via ssh. Any umlaut is displayed incorrectly: Server Default locale: LANG=de_DE.UTF-8 LANGUAGE="de_DE.UTF-8" LC_ALL=de_DE.UTF-8 LC_TYPE="de_DE.UTF-8" Server locale: ...
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How do I select POSIX/C as default all locale during installation?

I'm having several locale warnings with my machines and would like to know if there is a way to select C/POSIX as the default locale during the Ubuntu (server) installation. I end up having to always ...
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Hebrew filenames are garbage

When I have on my ubuntu system files or directories that were created originally on Windows with Hebrew names, their names looks like garbage (question marks, weird squares with numbers inside or ...
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Why does the 'r' command change keyboard layout to US? - Ubuntu GNOME

I have Ubuntu GNOME 14.04 installed on my machine with my system set to UK. When I run the r command via ALT + F2 to reset the shell, the keyboard layout changes to US even though my system's ...
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Locales set to unexisting ones

I am using Kubuntu (Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS) $uname -a Linux mobile2 3.13.0-37-generic #64-Ubuntu SMP Mon Sep 22 21:30:01 UTC 2014 i686 i686 i686 GNU/Linux) I am facing a very strange problems with ...
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Month names are written in Hebrew and not in English in terminal

When I ls -l, the output is printed on screen by in a line similar to drwxrwxr-x 3 yotam yotam 4096 יונ 29 10:27 mnt the יונ part is Hebrew for JUN. I want it to be in English, that is JUN I ...
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UnicodeDecodeError crashes update-manager and gnome-language-selector

I tried to update one day and update-manager crashed with: Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/bin/update-manager", line 114, in <module> app = UpdateManager(data_dir, options) ...
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How is the en_US locale supposed to work with printable characters

I have two ubuntu trusty system. One newly installed and one a little bit older. On these systems, I have some troubles with the en_US locale, it behaves differently, most easily seen with this ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.1 locale problem

Why does locale still throws me the errors below? root@ubuntu:~# locale locale: Cannot set LC_CTYPE to default locale: No such file or directory locale: Cannot set LC_ALL to default locale: No such ...
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English menus, but German keyboard setting

every time I start my computer up, the English keyboard setting is active, and I have to change back to the German (Switzerland) one. I want to keep my Computer as English as possible (e.g. English ...
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LC_ALL: cannot change locale [duplicate]

When I log into my server (Debian 7) through PuTTY, I get greeted by a message saying: -bash: warning: setlocale: LC_ALL: cannot change locale (en_GB.UTF-8). Then, when I try to run almost any ...
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How can I remove other varieties of English from my installed languages?

My language settings says I have a lot of English variants installed: English (United States), English, English (Australia), English (Canada), etc, etc. But I have no need for these other Englishes, ...
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Error while installing lamp-server

I want to install lamp-server via tasksel. But when I enter the command: sudo tasksel install lamp-server , I get error: locale: Cannot set LC_ALL to default locale: No such file or directory perl: ...
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How to change the locale in WINE for all programs?

http://timcampyy.tumblr.com/post/90771619172/emofuri-problem-solved , This is what I am trying to solve; it involves me changing the locale to japanese, THEN reinstalling, which is why I need it to ...
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Can't exec “locale”: No such file or directory

I am new to linux. I tried today to install steam on my Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit through the .deb from the steam website. On launch, steam gave me the following error: "You are missing the following 32-bit ...
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SSH LOCALE setting

I use SSH to connect remote PC. When I've connected I have wrong LOCALE configuration. And every time I have to execute command: export LANG=en_US.UTF-8 My local and remote user LOCALE already set ...
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ibus not working in Lubuntu

I install lubuntu few days ago and I tried to add my locale(sinhala). By using command ibus-setup I got the ibus configuration window and then I add my locale. I can see the keyboard icon on the top ...
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How to change/fix system's locale when you setup in a language not official in your country?

How do I set up a global locale for the computer? I have recently installed Kubuntu 14.04LTS in english but since I am in Spain, I chose Spain as a country and then changed locale options so that I ...
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How to Change Locale Lang setting in Ubuntu 12.04

locale command should be . LANG=en_US.UTF-8. My setting are . locale LANG=en_AU.UTF-8 LANGUAGE=en_AU:en LC_CTYPE="C" LC_NUMERIC="C" LC_TIME="C" LC_COLLATE="C" LC_MONETARY="C" LC_MESSAGES="C" ...
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UTF-8 Issue, don't know where?

I am running a node.js server and the following line just isn't working. console.log("☺☻♥ مرحبا 你好"); I opened up the file in nano and cat on my ubuntu server 14.04 (no gui, no window manager, no ...
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Locale error when doing sudo operations

When I do some super user operations, like upgrading the system, I get these warnings: perl: warning: Setting locale failed. perl: warning: Please check that your locale settings: LANGUAGE = ...
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gtk changes all ss to ß gtk themes not saved on restart

I am using Kubuntu 14.04 and have the following problem: All GTK apps (thunderbird, Polly, Gimp and so on are changing all ss to ß) locale is de_DE this happens in all Menus lists and so on. Is ...
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How to remove unnecessary locales

I noticed I have several unneeded locales installed.I only need one locale. How to remove all the rest? The locales are for example firefox-locale-?
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Can't Resolve Locale Issues With Meld

Whenever I try to run the programming tool meld I get the following error: Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/bin/meld", line 75, in <module> locale.setlocale(locale.LC_ALL,'') ...
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How to output the english version of jockey-text?

I found I can change version of almost instructions except jockey-text. For example: sam@sam:~/tmp2$ ls sam@sam:~/tmp2$ mkdir 家 sam@sam:~/tmp2$ ls 家 sam@sam:~/tmp2$ export LC_ALL=C sam@sam:~/tmp2$ ...
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how to fix locale error

I just did a fresh install of ubuntu using debootstrap. When I do sudo aptitude upgrade, I get this error message: perl: warning: Setting locale failed. perl: warning: Please check that your locale ...
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Way to make ISO date-time format universal throughout Ubuntu?

Everything in ubuntu has different date-time formats. It is crazy. Is there a way to set the standard ISO date-time format (e.g., 2014-05-03T12:31) universally throughout ubuntu so that the ISO format ...
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How can I make the “watch” command display ISO date-time format?

I often open a Terminal and use the "watch" command like so: watch sockstat watch displays non-sensical United-States date-time format. How can I make it display the standard ISO date-time format? ...
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Make Nautilus display ISO format for date-time (ubuntu 14.04)

I have locale set for en_DK Nautilus still displays non-standardized date-time format. Is there a way to make it behave and display ISO standard?
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how to install english edition software with apt-get?

I am using Ubuntu 13.10, and locale is LANG=zh_CN.UTF-8. When I use apt-get to install software, it automatically install Chinese edition for me. How can I make it to install English edition for me?
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How to solve LOCALE problem

I am facing a problem as asked in this question, I have tried the proposed solution but facing the same issue When I run locale, locale: Cannot set LC_CTYPE to default locale: No such file or ...
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Locale settings not working after upgrading to 14.04

After upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04 Norwegian letters are missing from the keyboard, there is no Norwegian keyboard to select using text entry settings (only for Dvorak, Mac etc), and when I add a new ...
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Unsupported Locale setting

Whenever I log in to my Ubuntu 12.10 server via SSH, I see: https://bugs.launchpad.net/command-not-found/+filebug Please include the following information with the report: command-not-found version: ...
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what are duty of locale and locale-gen commands?

I know in order to understand how commands work, we should use man page. But for command locale and locale-gen. I did not got the exact meaning and their duty. I need some more description about ...
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Can not switch language with keyboard

I have added the locale language at installation. But now, When I change the language from toolbar, It still types English. System is installed freshly and has latest updates. Edit: I have removed ...
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Setting LANG for SublimeText from Unity

I am trying to run SublimeText with the package control addon and each time I open it using the Unity launcher I receive this error. So far I have tried following the instructions provided by ...
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Why does apache2 default to LANG=C instead of UTF8 or system default

The 10-year-old comment in /etc/apache2/envvars simply says "The locale used by some modules like mod_dav", but why can't mod_dav be fixed to also handle a better LANG setting for the rest of apache?
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What is the equivalent of locales-all from Debian?

On Debian, I can have a package depend on locales-all to ensure that all locales are installed/available. There is no such package in Ubuntu. It used to have belocs-locales-* which appeared to do the ...
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Locale-gen segmentation fault

I'm trying to generate locales, but locale-gen (localedef?) segfaults. # sudo dpkg-reconfigure locales perl: warning: Setting locale failed. perl: warning: Please check that your locale settings: ...
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Locale has no effect

I've edited /etc/default/locale to look like this: LANG="en_CA.UTF-8" LANGUAGE="en_CA:en" LC_NUMERIC="en_CA.UTF-8" LC_TIME="en_DK.UTF-8" LC_MONETARY="en_CA.UTF-8" LC_PAPER="en_CA.UTF-8" ...
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unlocaling kubuntu

I have installed kubuntu 13.10 as I am living in israel, every app that I install is immediatly in hebrew which is very annoying. I always prefer my applications to be in english and just have the ...
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ibus -> preferences doesn't show

im trying to set my kubuntu to accept Japanese input, I followed this guide https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BkwgyevmSGk#t=95 I clicked ibus, But it does nothing, I cant see anything ibus on my system ...
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Clementine not playing certain files

Last week I ripped some cds in morituri and rhythmbox. Everything seemed fine except for one cd. After a few tracks I got some weird error while ripping (to FLAC) with morituri, so I ripped the rest ...
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Can I permanently change the GUI language of a certain program to English?

Is it possible to make a permanent change to the GUI language of Cola Git GUI or git gui? I would like to have them both in English, whenever I start them. Is this possible? I know of the following ...
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fixing locale settings permanently

I am getting the 'unsupported locale setting' error as referenced here (on Ubuntu 13.10). However, following Martijn suggestion only fixes the problem temporarily. Opening a new bash reverts to the ...
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Ubuntu server strange locale issue

Installed brand new Ubuntu 13.10 64 bit on Hetzner server. Right after install tried to execute apt-get update and apt-get dist-upgrade. Getting following error nearly on all apt-get operation perl: ...